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Fubarnomics : A Lighthearted, Serious Look at America's Economic Ills,9781616141912

Fubarnomics : A Lighthearted, Serious Look at America's Economic Ills



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In this witty, informative overview of contemporary economic ills, Wright takes a fresh approach to public policy by finding fault with both the government and the market, and with both Democrats and Republicans and also offers practical solutions.

Table of Contents

Fubar, Fubar Everywherep. 9
Death of a Salesman: Our Mortgage Mess And Financial Fiascop. 31
Bob The Builder: Deconstructing the Construction Industryp. 69
Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Pollution of Slaveryp. 83
The Grapes of Wrath: Failed Bailouts And The Great Depressionp. 117
Sacred Hoax: Social Security and the Distortion of Retirement Savingsp. 149
House Scrubs: Hypercostly Healthcare and Insurancep. 177
3Rd Rock From the Sun: Agency Problems In Higher Educationp. 199
Fighting Fubar: Pareto Proposalsp. 227
The Financial Systemp. 229
Constructionp. 231
Slaveryp. 233
Depressions and Bailoutsp. 236
Retirement Savingsp. 237
Healthcare and Insurancep. 243
Higher Educationp. 244
Concluding Thoughtsp. 247
Notesp. 249
Bibliographyp. 287
Indexp. 309
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